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Harper: U.S. Should Approve Pipeline
Thu May 16, 2013 05:30 PM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the facts are overwhelmingly in favor of approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, as he took his lobbying on the controversial project directly to the U.S. in an appearance Thursday in New York.

"I think all the facts are overwhelmingly on the side of approval of this but there is a process in the United States," he said, speaking at an event at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Washington is currently deliberating whether to approve the 875-mile pipeline, which TransCanada Corp. is planning to build to carry oil-sands crude from Alberta ...

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